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Telemark's best hiking experiences!

  1. Great view towards Gaustatoppen from Miland.
    If you have a desire to hike to Gaustatoppen, the best place to start is Stavsro. The path is 4km one way, and suitable for both children and adults.
  2. Standing on a rock conglomerat
    Lådalstigen is a fantastic hike between Lårdal and Dalen. A large part of the walk follows the mountain ridge 800 metres above the Telemark Canal.
  3. This is a great, family-friendly summit trip! Mount Venelifjellet – literally “the beautiful mountain” – carries its name well and is a popular hiking destination in Vrådal and Telemark.
  4. Get a panoramic view of Hardangervidda! Sherpas from Nepal have built a beautiful stone step up to the viewpoint. Falkeriset is named after the falcon hunting in the area. Suitable for people from 2 to 90 years.
  5. A walk packed full of culture and history.
  6. Sabotørstien is 8 km and goes from Rjukan Fjellstue to Norwegian Industrial Workers museum
    The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World War.
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Welcome to hiking in Telemark

What kind of hike would you like to experience?

  1. Children
    Hiking is fun for young and old! The smallest of family members like to go on a walking trip themselves. We have many recommendations for great hiking experiences for the whole family here at WalkTelemark.
  2. Mountain Hiking
    The norwegian nature with its majestic mountain ranges had made the tradition of hiking a natural one. Do you dream of putting on your hiking shoes and explore the mountain ranges with an abundance of spectacular viewpoints? In WalkTelemark we can help you on your way!
  3. Cultural Hiking
    You can experience the best of nature and culture while hiking in Telemark! Hiking is so much more than just taking a hike; with the addition of narrative, design and local delicacies you can be sure that your hiking experience will reach new levels.
  4. View point / Summit trip
    Walk Telemark has gathered some of the best hikes with the best views! Gaustatoppen offers Southern Norway's widest view where you can actually see 1/6th of all of Norway! Lårdalstigen will take you 800 meters above the Telemark Canal with a hike that goes along the mountain peaks on the western side of the Telemark Canal.
  5. Historical Trails
    Hike through beautiful nature and learn more about the culture and history of Telemakr at the same time. Telemark has a strong cultural identity that's flourishing with history. It is no wonder they call Telemark for the cradle of norwegian culture! In Walk Telemark you can find many hiking trails that will take you back in time.
  6. Urban hiking
    Explore some of Norway's most beautiful villages by foot! Surround yourself with cosy houses from yore and see why we Norwegians love hiking in the nearby area!

Hiking accomodation

Rauland Høgfjellshotell

Rauland Høgfjellshotell

90 rooms. Single, double and family rooms available. Refurbished with traditional Telemark colours and interiors. 8 km from the centre...

Quality Straand Hotel

Quality Straand Hotel

Quality Straand Hotel  - in the middle of the beautiful Telemark region in south-eastern Norway. A full service hotel well known for...

Rauland Vandrehjem Akademiet

Rauland Vandrehjem Akademiet

aulandsakademiet is conveniently located between Eastern and Western Norway and surrounded by impressive nature.

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